Refugee Council of Australia

Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network visit highlights vital regional role for Australia

Australia’s potential role in promoting better protection of refugees in South East Asia was the central focus of the March 2024 visit to Australia of leaders of the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN)...

The Migration Amendment (Removal and Other Measures) Bill 2024: An Explainer

The Migration Amendment (Removal and Other Measures) Bill 2024 was introduced in Federal Parliament in March. It passed the House of Representatives but has not yet been voted on in the Senate. This vote will...

New legislation puts refugees failed by fast track process at risk

People who fear persecution if forcibly returned to their country of origin are at greatest risk from new legislation introduced to Federal Parliament today, the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) says. The...

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Your Voice: Autumn 2023 newsletter

In this edition of Your Voice, read about the end of temporary protection from the perspective of a refugee who has suffered through it, the new Parliamentary Friends of Refugees Group, and what's changed for refugees...